Tue, 12 Jan, 2021
Boomtoom Rats frontman and charity campaigner Bob Geldof has described Myanmar’s de facto leader and Nobel peace prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi as a “pig” and “handmaiden to ethnic cleansing”.
Sat, 31 Mar, 2018
THERE is an emotional attachment between people and their cars, writes Declan Colley
Sat, 23 Jul, 2016
The four-star boutique hotel in Dublin co-owned by U2 recorded profits of €400,000 last year.
Tue, 08 Dec, 2015
Wed, 02 Dec, 2015
Thomas Barr etched his name into the history books yesterday morning when becoming the fourth Irish athlete to win gold at the World University Games.
Sat, 11 Jul, 2015
Earnings at Paddy McKillen’s Irish restaurant, pub and nightclub entertainment group last year increased by 28% to €2m.
Wed, 17 Dec, 2014
U2’s four-star boutique hotel, the Clarence, has had “a great year” in 2014 after recording the fourth successive year of profits last year.
Wed, 03 Dec, 2014
Mark English has said he is aiming to get his 800 metre time down enough for a podium position at the Olympics.
Wed, 26 Nov, 2014
Sports stars, politicians, pundits and broadcasters joined forces to wish the Irish women's rugby team good luck in the World Cup.
Mon, 28 Jul, 2014
THE New Year: when a local authority’s thoughts turn to ... “I wonder how old this area is anyway. Maybe there’s an anniversary coming up”.
Mon, 06 Jan, 2014
A 92-year-old US woman who met her colourful Irish husband in most unusual circumstances will tonight recall the event.
Fri, 18 Oct, 2013
Take that, rain. The homecoming for Ireland’s Olympians began as a washout but, with a flash of gold, the downpour stopped, proving that a storm is no match for medal-winning boxers.
Thu, 16 Aug, 2012
The sweat and the ballads still flow freely and when Christy takes to the Marquee stage, expect the unexpected. Carl Dixon reports
Fri, 15 Jun, 2012
Thousands of people have converged on St Stephen's Green in Dublin for the final event of the Olympic Torch Relay.
Wed, 06 Jun, 2012
1. Ashford Castle, Co Mayo
Sat, 21 Jan, 2012
The decade that saw Ireland relax after years of austerity is celebrated in a new book of photographs, writes Jo Kerrigan
Wed, 21 Dec, 2011
BACK when I was young and it was sunny all summer long, I got a job in a garden centre.
Thu, 14 Apr, 2011
POLITICIANS are geared to think only as far as the next election. They go into liquidation if they lose their seat.
Thu, 11 Mar, 2010
IF you want proof of how much Ireland has progressed as a country over the last 20 years you’ll find it in the achievements of the Celtic Tiger’s generation of sports stars.
Fri, 10 Oct, 2008
DUE to circumstances somewhat beyond my control — events, dear boy — I’ve seen very little of the Olympics. I’ve read enough and heard enough on radio, however, to know that the usual whine has started about Irish sporting underachievement.
Tue, 19 Aug, 2008
Ireland’s director of coaching Max Jones is upbeat his small Olympic Games track and field squad will fulfil their potential – and possibly steal at least one podium place.
Tue, 08 Jul, 2008
Bob Geldof will be awarded the Freedom of Dublin today.
Sun, 05 Mar, 2006
A flock of sheep owned by anti-poverty campaigner Bob Geldof could soon be running around a Dublin park after he was awarded the freedom of the city.
Tue, 06 Sep, 2005
Anti-poverty campaigner Bob Geldof and olympic gold medallist Ronnie Delaney are to receive the freedom of Dublin city.
GREAT cities have a genius for throwing up characters and institutions, people and places that somehow manage to represent the quirks and foibles of the city.
Tue, 16 Aug, 2005
Thu, 21 Apr, 2005
Irish rugby player and coach Mick Doyle is to be honoured at a major national awards event in Tipperary next month, it emerged today.
Mon, 15 Nov, 2004
Ireland's Olympic gold medallist Cian O'Connor will be a special guest of the GAA at Sunday week's All-Ireland hurling final between Cork and Kilkenny.
Wed, 01 Sep, 2004
Ronnie Delaney has been invited to unveil a full sized memorial statue to Paddy Ryan, winner of a gold medal and a silver insignia for the 16lb hammer throw and 56lb weight, respectively at the Olympic Games in Antwerp, in 1920.
Thu, 22 Jul, 2004
THE GAA and the Australian Football League are in negotiations about committing themselves to a 10-year extension of the International Rules Series.
Fri, 31 Oct, 2003
REMARKABLY there was still soap left in the men’s toilets for an almighty scrubbing up job had been done on Colin Farrell’s tongue.
Mon, 23 Jun, 2003
The former radio and television commentator, Brendan O’Reilly, has died.
Sun, 01 Apr, 2001
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